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FOX
Jul 1, 2011 5:00am PDT
commuters have to make other plans. claudine wong is live in larkspur to tell us about a strike that is stopping ferry service. >> reporter: we have seen a couple people show up. trying to figure out what to go and where to go from here. they know the ferry service has been canceled today because of a strike that was supposed to start at 4:00 a.m. this morning. we have not seen any picketers on the line this morning. now we did just see a commuter arrive in the last 20 minutes or so. he wasn't sure what his day was going to bring. >> down here see what the going on. there is a bus stop on the corner there. he's going to pick you up there, make the loop around and take you into the city. >> great. what about the ride home in the afternoon from the city? are there buses coming back here? >> we don't know that yet. >> really? >> if you want to take your chance you can drive to the bus pass or you can take it up to spencer and catch it there. >> okay. >> at this moment we don't know what is going to happen up there. >> thank you. >> reporter: if you get on a bus you might not be able to
FOX
Jul 21, 2011 5:00am PDT
waking up with us. it's thursday july 21st. i'm claudine wong. >>> i'm mike nobody. let's get a look at weather and traffic. first steve paulson. >>> thanks very much. change today compared to yesterday. low 80s and 90s but there's a bigger fog bank by a wide margin going to effect coast and bay temperatures. out of the 80s for many. 60s and 70s there. upper 80s for areas yesterday. cooler pattern unless you're well inland. >>> traffic moving along nicely if you are driving on the east shore freeway westbound good from the bridge to the macarthur maze. also right now traffic looking good on highway 4 coming up to the willow pass grade. now let's go back to the desk. >>> and at 5:01 we are on the scene of developing news in fairfield. we want to go back out live to the scene there where you can see a lot of police activity still in that area. the s.w.a.t. standoff now turned into a search. this has all been ongoing since 8:00 last night. it began when a woman called police saying her son attacked her and had a gun. s.w.a.t. quickly surrounded the house and locked down the area at
FOX
Jul 21, 2011 6:00am PDT
news. it's thursday july 21st. i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. dave and pam are off today. want to start you off with a quick look at your weather and traffic. steve paulson here with that. hi, steve. >>> hello, claudine, mike. good morning. we have a little change today. what change would that be? more in the way of low fog and clouds. for others still warm to hot. yesterday morganhill, livermore, concord, 95. still low 90s but about two to four degrees cooler for some and bigger drop coast and bay with 60s and 70s. now update on traffic with sal. >>> right now northbound 280 traffic looks good up to 880. no major problems there. also the morning commute is looking good if you're on 680 south heading down to the pleasanton area and into fremont. 6:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> well, the space shuttle atlantis is back on earth after a predawn landing in florida this morning. >> landing gear down and locked . main gear touched down. >> looked picture perfect. that four member crew and the second youngest shuttle returned from space just before 3:00 our time. less than a
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 4:30am PDT
and me and claudine. patchy fog. temperatures will be in the 50- 80s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. traffic is is doing well around the bay area. westbound 580 livermore there was a crash that has just cleared and the traffic traffic has discovered. highway 4 coming up to the willow pass grade with no major issues here. right now we are look at interstate 880 and that traffic is moving nicely in both directions here. san francisco 101 looks good. on the lower deck of the bay bridge still a couple lanes closed eastbound right when you get on to the bridge. the far left lanes are closed just about ready to pick up the closure. watch for workers when you get on that lower deck. let's go back to the desk. >>> new this morning arson investigators are trying to determine what caused eight u- haul trucks to catch fire. tara moriarty joins us live from the scene where concern over what could have happened had firefighters evacuating nearby homes. tara. >> reporter: neighbors tell us 24 people had to be evacuated because of propane tanks that are stored in this lot where the u-haul
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
needs a new home after fire hours ago ripped through the home they just moved into. ktvu claudine wong is there now to tell us what this family is facing. claudine. >> reporter: dave, i want to show you what is left of some of the insides of this home on the 1800 block of foothill boulevard. if you look you can see what firefighters ripped out of the inside as they were fighting this fire and doing the cleanup afterwards. take a look at this victorian. they are multi unit. there are two doors leading in. there is a unit in the back as well. still unclear how the fire started. but it does appear a family was move into the second floor of this building and overnight the flames broke out. this happened after 10:00 last night. crews were actually here within a couple of minutes and initially there was a lot of concern because the fire looked like it was heading to the building next door. building out here are close together so firefighters called in reenforcement. >> started in on the second floor. we struck a second alarm immediately because it looked like it was heading to the secon
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
>>> it's monday july 18th i'm claudine wong in for pam cook. >> and i'm kraig debro. dave clark is off also. >> steve paulson is here. we do have patchy fog that's it. that fog bank went well inland. that is not the case today. higher clouds could drift across mendocino county. lake county. maybe northern sonoma as rain is falling. look for 70s and a few low 80s. here is tara. >>> here's a look at 101 through san francisco. you can tell we will have a nice warm day. it's not foggy there like our cameras were socked in all last week. that is good news. up next we have the bay bridge toll plaza. we've had a little bit of backup. 5:00 let's head back to the desk. >>> topping our news at 5:00 three people hurt in an overnight shooting in san jose. police say it happened before midnight on genie avenue. jade hernandez joins us live to tell us the search for the suspects is now under way. >> reporter: we can tell you right now we are live in this neighborhood where the shooting happened last night. police aren't here anymore at the scene. we have checked in with the department for an upd
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 6:00am PDT
july 20th i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. let's get a look at your weather and traffic this morning. hi steve. >> hello claudine. we have mostly clear skies. temperatures will be warming up. we're already in the 50s and 60s expect for some fog. there won't be much to stop us from get into the 80s for some inland everyone upper 80s and a few low 90s. we will take a look at average temperatures coming up. here is sal. >>> steve, right now traffic in marin county looks pretty good. there is road work there. you can see it northbound 101 just past the marin county civic center. this is just up the way to the parkway there. one lane is closed. the cones are still up. be careful with the workers once you move over at least slow it down as you pass the workers. it looks like they may be picking up the cones. this is a look at northbound 101 in san francisco. traffic is moving along nicely. there is a day-time baseball game today at at & t park. the game starts at 12:30. should be over by 4:00. >>> arson investigators are working to determine what caused eight u-haul trucks to catch
FOX
Jul 1, 2011 6:00am PDT
ferry service is back on this morning. that is after a strike is called off. claudine wong is at larkspur. >> reporter: there was a lot of confusion this morning. commuters we talked to are glad to see these boats up and running. the workers who were supposed to be on strike for one day strike actually showed up for work, opened these gates and allowed the passengers back on. that's when they decided to say ferry service will be back up and running this morning and it is. the first boat was able to get out of here just about ten minutes ago. passengers getting ready for a 6:35 service out of here. that is the next ferry that will be coming out. what was all the confusion this morning? well, it was a press released issued at 3:00 yesterday afternoon that said from the union they would be going on strike today for a one-day strike. they are upset about automation that will eliminate ticket takers jobs. the district that heard about the press release decided if they are not going to show up for work they will have to cancel service. so they did. the union at 9:00 told the district w
SFGTV2
Jul 26, 2011 6:00pm PDT
me and joining claudine cheng for her remarks on this year's celebration. >> thank you, everyone, for joining us for our celebration this year. the theme of our celebration is celebrate heritage, celebrated community voices. the community is selected this team for two reasons. one -- the community recognizes we care about this city, that we want our interest to be addressed, and how do we do that? we need our voices to be heard. the second reason -- we would like to inspire and encourage the next generation of leaders to be engaged and affected community voices. so far, this year, we have decided to dedicate our award to individuals and business organizations that have been effective community voices. there is a listing of all the finalists in the program books. they have all been magnificent. thank you on behalf of the community. i hope -- i know all of them are here tonight and i would like to ask them to stand and be recognized. all of our awards finalists, please stand and be recognized. [applause] and just like every single one of you, i look forward to hearing who the award reci
FOX
Jul 8, 2011 5:00am PDT
the final shuttle launch. claudine wong is at shabo space and science center. they have a lot of great people to answer questions there. good morning, claudine. >> reporter: good morning, pam. they want to celebrate the history making portion of this day and celebrate all the years of nasa space exploration and what is happening today. we are at chebout. they will open at 7:30. i guess at this point everyone wondering if this large will happen. we will go back live at this picture you showed us. this is the shuttle atlantis where the crew has gotten on board that shuttle and they were saled in at 5:06 is when they will be sealing those doors. they will pull away the walkway at 6:21. everyone operating on the assumption that this will go forward. in just about 15 minutes the jet will take off to get a better gauge of that weather. that may give us a better indication of whether or not we will see this launch happening. rain could delay it. the weekend doesn't look better. fit doesn't happen by monday we could be looking at another week if this goes forward. fit does happen and whe
FOX
Jul 1, 2011 12:00pm PDT
before it caused confusion for passengers and workers alike, claudine wong headed out to cover the strike and was among those surprised when workers showed up as usual. >> at this moment we don't know what is going to happen. all right. >> so if you get on a bus you may not be able to get back here, i guess. >> somehow we will find a way. >> that passenger left by bus at 4:50. he had no way of knowing the strike that had been announced was cancelled. union workers were use as confused. >> you don't see any signs up so i guess we are supposed to work. >> supposed to work. you didn't know anything about a strike. >> no, i had not heard anything about a strike. >> they opened. it wasn't until later they made it official. >> they are not striking today and we will be running service. >> both sides blamed the other for confusion but once the word got out passengers showed up. >> you look like you are being patient. >> yes, i am. >> very happy to throw plan b. >> in the car on the way to the city. >> i started driving in then i came around and came back. >> all of this over ticket agents
FOX
Jul 29, 2011 12:00pm PDT
claudine wong in to tori campbell. >>> right now hundreds are remembering a law enforcement officer killed while off-duty trying to help a friend. >>> craig deb bo joins us from marin county with more on the man who friends say had a heart of gold, craig. >> reporter: thank you, claudine, this is the memorial program they are handing out for the officer shot and killed last week, actually taking place around the corner there at the veteran's memorial. friends, family and law enforcement saying goodbye. a procession lead the hearse down south, inside the body of jim jim mathisson. when he lost his life he wasn't on duty, he was helping a friend. >> this is an emotional day. >> reporter: he got a call from a friend, she needed a help removing a boyfriend from her home. that man shot him to death when he arrived. the woman's brother shot him, who was a parolee who had been booked into jail many times. >> if he could tell you to quit crying. suck it up buttercup was one of his favorite sayings. >> the marine county law enforcement community turned out in masse. she got into law enforcem
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 4:30am PDT
ticket. 4:30 let's go back to claudine. >>> this morning the investigation continues into a deadly police shooting. ktvu tara moriarty is getting new information about exactly what happened during last nights deadly confrontation. >> reporter: bart police are releasing more information. more details about exactly what went down here last night. what we do know is one man is dead after two bart police officers shot and killed him here hat the civic center station plaza some time after 9:30. we have video from last night of that man being rushed to the hospital. 15 minutes later he was then pronounced dead within an hour. now the initial call came in around 9:30. authorities say the suspect was on the stations platform. he appeared intoxicated and was stumbling and wobbling around. joining me live is dan hearth wick to fill in details for us. tell me what you know. >> reporter: at 9:34 bart dispatch received a call from bart central reporting a wobbly unstable man. at 9:45 two bart police officers riding trains in the downtown area arrived at the same station. contacted subject that
FOX
Jul 13, 2011 12:00pm PDT
had a run-in with a dog named mocha. but as claudine wong reports, neighbors are not convinced mocha was a threat. >> reporter: for days, mail boxes in this neighborhood sat empty. postal carriers did not come to this block on friday, saturday or monday. the reason, this little dog named mocha. mocha is a 1 1/2-year-old chihuahua who has lived in the neighborhood for a couple of months. >> you know the dog? >> yeah, i met the dog before. >> reporter: mocha was running around near her home last thursday. her owner who didn't want to go on camera told us the postal carrier was walking down the street when mocha ran up to him and ran around him a couple of times. she said she didn't think it was a big deal but the postal carrier got scared, saying he was putting the mail on hold and took off. mocha's owners weren't the only ones affected by this. other neighbors said the postal service sent them a letter saying they wouldn't get their mail until this issue resolved. for three days, residents who wanted their mail had to go to the post office and get it themselves. >> i have to go into t
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 12:00pm PDT
deed is shot and is now fighting for his life in a hospital. good afternoon. i'm claudine wong in for tori campbell. >>> right now, police are searching for a gunman in an early-morning shooting that left a man critically injured. police say the victim was with his family trying to help the home les when he was shot. 2 it happened just after 1:00 at 42nd street and that's where paul chambers is. >> reporter: claudine we just moved to oakland pd. the victim is a 29-year-old man. he and his family give back to the community frequently and they were doing just that this morning. >> out there late at night cooking food to give to people. >> reporter: he says he was there when the victim was shot. >> i was standing right there. the kids are hollering, his wife is hollering. >> reporter: they had just served food to international boulevard and then drove down to 42nd avenue. it's when they were in the 1000 block of 42nd when he heard shots fired. >> van went behind us, stopped, backed up. automatic of a sudden -- all of a sudden, three shots and then two more shot the. >> reporter: holl
FOX
Jul 1, 2011 4:30am PDT
golden gate transit ferry. let's go live to claudine wong to explain more why some commuters may be out of luck. claudine. >> reporter: sal, there is a strike officially under way. we are at the larks purr ferry terminal and these gates are down. they will all be closed today because of a one-day strike. the district made the decision yesterday after the union issued a press release start strike. ticket takers are striking for one day as they plan to replace those workers with ticket machines. word began to spread yesterday and people started making other plans. >> pride means i'm going to to stay home and make it work out tomorrow. >> reporter: the district told us they have been in association with the ticket takers union for month. the contract with its workers expired at midnight preponderate district says this -- >> the ticket machine is right there. bart runs an incredible system on bart ma means. we are not happy about that. we are not happy that is the direction we need to go. >> all right again no ferry service from marin county. >>> major cut backs a the the san jose fire
FOX
Jul 13, 2011 6:00am PDT
. >>> it is the age old battle of dog versus mail carrier. ktvu channel 2 reporter claudine wong has the story of a family pet that's now accused of causing suspended mail service to a vallejo neighborhood. claudine. >> reporter: yes. mail service was stopped here for several days all because of this incident between a dog versus a mail carrier. i want to show you a picture of the dog who apparently caused all of this mess. this is mocha. a one and a half-year-old chihuahua that lives here in vallejo. mocha's owner says she was standing outside her house last thursday with mocha. she says the carrier was walking across the street and the dog did go and circle the postal carrier a couple times. according to her the carrier got upset, said he was withholding service to the neighborhood and took off and that's the last time anyone saw their mail until just yesterday. i just talked to a neighbor who says he feels like this entire situation is an overreaction. >> the whole neighborhood shouldn't be -- be hostage. >> reporter: you didn't get your mail? >> that's right. we did not get it. >> re
FOX
Jul 22, 2011 7:00am PDT
killed kenneth harding did not come from a police officer's weapon. ktvu's claudine wong is live in the newsroom this morning with that part of the story. >> up until now, it was assumed that kenneth harding died because police shot him. so the focus has been on whether the shooting was focused or not -- was justified or not. the chief says tests reveal that harding killed himself with his own gun. in the last few years, officers only used .40 callie bur gunman. the bullet taken from harding's head was a million 3 weapon. >> the bullet removed from list head is not consistent with the ammunition used in the police department. >> people could cover things up. you never know. >> reporter: the shooting has prompted several rowdy demonstrations in the last six days. you are looking at a video. this was a meeting to try to ease tensions. the big question now is where is that gun to police believe harding used to kill himself. at this point they did recover a .45 caliber handgun. now police don't believe it belonged to harding. at this point, it's a $1,000 reward they are offering for the rec
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
walking off with a picasso drawing will appear in court. ktvu claudine wong live now with a preview about all of this and to tell us about what the suspect is also connected to. claudine. >> reporter: certainly we are learning more, dave, this morning about 30-year-old mark lugo. he is expected to be in court at 9:00 this morning at the hall of justice. a lot of people want to talk to him. it's not just authorities here. he's not just accused of stealing a picasso in san francisco he's also accused of stealing art and wine in new jersey. leaving a san francisco art gallery allegedly with a $200,000 picasso drawing. he was arrested but the story made his way out to new jersey. the police there got video of him from san francisco and then realized they have the same guy. that lead to the raid of his home. we also learned this morning he's also wanted for a case in township where he apparently is accused of stealing wine from a liquor store. a couple of bottles valued at $2,000 a pop. so a lot on his we have looked at surveillance video from one of the n cases of him walking out of that liqu
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 5:00am PDT
claudine. richmond police and contra costa county sheriffs deputies and investigators are not doing celebrating. theythe shooting happened just after 8:15 last night. in each shooting there appears to be very little to explain the circumstances. the first one a mcdonalds police arrived to find two people run inside of their car. one of the victims is a 27-year- old man. the other victim is recovering at a hospital. live monday place were in the middle of another homicide investigation. this one went two miles away. the homicide victim is found in the vehicle. police found a 19-year-old man dead inside of a car following a shooting. here investigators say there is evidence that suggests another victim was in the car and injured. and funnelly in north richmond contra costa county sheriff deputies shot dead. we do have information that there appears to ban investigator possibly coming in this morning or perhaps a police spokesperson to talk to the news media about all of these incidents. reporting live kraig debro. >>> your time now 5:03. the kay sea anthony -- the casey anthony murder
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 6:00am PDT
. >> and i'm claudine wong. pam cook has the morning off. let's start off with a quick look at your weather and traffic. good morning, to you steve. >> thank you. skies are clear. a little bit of a west wind trying to establish itself. i don't think it will matter if you are away from the coast. 70s and 80s closer to it. i think some hint of a sea breeze will kick in this afternoon. here is sal. >>> this fire in san francisco has just gone to a second alarm at mission and bosworth. mission street is now shut down. you can see some of the smoke in the outer mission street. mission and bosworth near st. john's church there. near st. mary's park neighborhood. the fire department sending a second alarm. you will hear more sirens getting on to the area. we had report people are inside the building. again, let's put it back on the map so everyone knows where this is guys. mission near bosworth. it's near al main knee and mission street is shut down. ktvu is on it. we should be there momentarily and give you a report on what is going on. let's go back to the desk. >>> sal, thank you. an in
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 5:00am PDT
else to nest. >>> sal, people starting to hit the roadway something >> a little bit mike and claudine. traffic is getting busier in contra jocasta county which is one of the bay area's earlest commute. here on highway 4 just a lot of people they get up early. i know a lot of viewers have been quick to say yep we have to get up early to beat the rush on highway 4. westbound traffic will be busy here. it's not stop and go in bay point. let's r moving along and taking a look at the toll plaza. it's backed up here from not even a real big backup here as you come up toward the area here. also the morning commute looks good on the san mateo and dumbarton bridge across the bay. now 5:16 let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sir. we have clear skies. patchy fog on the coastline. i don't think it will last too long. sunny and warmer for almost everybody. a little bit more fog tomorrow. not a lot. nice to warm. by the weekend fog and low clouds will regroup. we will have sunshine it will be nice but not as warm as today. today there is very warm air aloft. so 50s and 60s some upper 50s for many. we
SFGTV2
Jul 20, 2011 7:30pm PDT
sponsored this. started seven years ago, as indicated by claudine. for me, it is one of the most events every year. in pencil it out just as it is my birthday. i am here to celebrate with you, and i congratulate all of the honorees and awardees on this very special occasion. happy asia-pacific american week. thank you. [applause] >> and i heard the supervisor kim has joined us. thank you for being here. >> i look at david and jan and i would not be here if it were not for them. you have heard the professional side of it. 20 years ago, i was a very young reporter in montgomery, alabama, and our -- they decided, they had come out to san francisco and decided that they needed someone that looked just like her, and i was the only one in the newsroom in montgomery, alabama that look like her. do you know they forced me to do this show, and that started me on my road to coming out to san francisco and the bay area to live and work here and become part of the community. i thank jan for that. i had no idea who she was, but that is how i got my start in the coming out to california. on a
FOX
Jul 21, 2011 4:30am PDT
are doing this morning with sal. hi, sal. >>> hello, claudine. things are doing well out there as you might imagine there is some road work to worry about if you are driving out of san francisco to oakland. but we're doing pretty well. go outside and take a look at the east shore freeway. that looks good coming to the macarthur maze. no incidents to report along that stretch between the bridge and the maze. in oakland traffic is at the speed limit here in oakland right near the oakland coliseum. if you're driving up to downtown should be a very nice drive for you. interstate 580 same thing goes there. this is 280 san jose northbound right there through downtown. it's a nice drive. traffic is moving well up to highway 17. at 4:40 let's go to steve. >>> all right, sal, thank you. very good morning. temperatures boy they rocketed up yesterday. 90s inland. a lot of 80s even around the bay. and beautiful 60s, 70s by the coast. that's because we didn't have any fog. today we do. fog is starting to fill in rapidly. still kind of shallow i'd say around 1,000 feet. it's making a push inland bu
FOX
Jul 3, 2011 10:00pm PDT
eastern contra costa county. claudine wong reports. >> reporter: emergency crews got the call about 6:30 this morning. they raced to this field near sellers and highway 4 on the outskirts of brentwood and found the crop dusting chopper down. >> when we arrived at the scene we had one helicopter down with the victim still inside. >> reporter: the pilot had some scary moments when his chopper fell 20 feet to the ground. emergency crews say he was in the process of spraying local fields and say mechanical failure is to blame for his crash in this corn field. >> we have a lot of corn that's produced in this area. he was spraying the crop, spraying the corn. and he was turning around and he lost control of his vehicle and he had a mechanical failure. >> reporter: the pilot was the only person on board and was cautious. firefighters say he is well known in the area and knows this terrain well. >> he's very familiar with this area. what i'm being told is he sprays the majority of the fields in this local region. >> reporter: not the day this pilot had planned for. authorities say he will b
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 7:00am PDT
clark. >> i'm claudine wong. tori campbell has the day off. it's wednesday, july 27th. >>> it could still be a while before an interstate 880 offram reopens. that's because police are still investigating the accident there. ktvu's paul chambers has been there all morning long and has more on what led up to the crash. >> reporter: good morning, claudine. it's been five and a half hours, as you said. and they are still out here looking at the crash scene. officers are conducting an investigation after a teenaged driver died after a chase with chp. now, officers say around 1:20 this morning, they tried to pull over a 19-year-old man at the intersection of international for driving recklessly and weaving. instead of obeying the chp officers, he sped off, later getting on the 880 northbound. when the driver exited from the freeway at the 29th street offramp, he crashed. officers say he was not wearing his seat belt and he was partially ejected from the car and alcohol may be related. >> it appears to be alcohol- related. we did find open containers inside of the vehicle. our officers als
FOX
Jul 13, 2011 5:00am PDT
. ktvu's claudine wong is there now to explain why a little dog is blamed for the disruption. claudine. >> reporter: well, dave, this is a dog versus mail carrier incident. i just talked to the owner of that dog and she is not happy this morning. not happy to see us. not happy the story's out here and not happy mail service was suspended in her neighborhood for days. this is where the incident happened apparently last thursday. apparently this was a dog versus carrier. although it's still unclear this morning if the dog actually chased the carrier, was let loose on the carrier or even which dog it was. now the owner of the dog doesn't want her name used. she doesn't want her house shown. she says she's getting harassed by her neighbors and says it's all unwarranted. she says she wasn't home at the time but according to the times herald a postal carrier was chased by a dog. she has two dogs. a chihuahua and a pit bull and different reports over what dog was involved. she says it was the smaller one and surrendered it off all this happened. no one was bitten or hurt but things
FOX
Jul 3, 2011 5:00pm PDT
chopper went crash to the ground in brentwood early this morning. ktvu's claudine wong with more oned what and the rescue by emergency workers. >> reporter: emergency crews got the call about 6:30 this morning. they raced to this field near sellers and highway 4 on the outskirts of brentwood and found the crop-dusting chopper down. >> when we arrived atscene one helicopter down with one victim still inside. >> reporter: sheriff's department says the pilot had some scary moments when his chopper fell 20 feet to the ground. emergency crews say he was in the process of spraying local fields and say a mechanical failure is to blame for his sudden crash into this corn field. >> we have a lot of corn that is produced out in this area and that is what he was doing. he was spraying the crops -- spraying the corn and turning around and lost control of his vehicle. >> reporter: the pilot was the only person on board and was conscious when he was pulled from the whopper. firefighters say he is well- known in the area and knows this terrain well. >> he is very familiar with the area. what i have
FOX
Jul 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
now provides two lanes instead of one and as ktvu's claudine wong reports crews say there has been a lot of progress on doyle drive. >> reporter: this morning drives coming from marin county into san francisco found themselves adjusting to yet another change many their commute. but it's one that they can get used to. highway 1 is now two lanes. the exit, if you are going from golden gate bridge to highway 1, two lanes that will be permanently two lanes forward. the overnight shut down and transition considered just another milestone from the 1 billion doyle drive project that has been underway since 2009 but caltrans says it's time to get rid of a roadway that is outdated and substandard. this weekend's transition is one milestone crews are celebrating another. take a close look at crews. they are working above ground burb they are also down below. because doyle drive is going underground and the floor of the first tunnel just went in. >> it's essentially a pretty deep trench and we're constructing a roof over it as owessed to a more traditional tunnel like the double slide tunnel.
FOX
Jul 1, 2011 5:00pm PDT
ktvu's claudine wong told us, even though the workers showed up, the strike threat is not over. >> we don't know what's going to happen. okay. >> okay, thank you. >> so if you get on the bus you might not be able to get back here. >> we'll find a way. >> that ferry passenger left the terminal by bus. he had no way of knowing that the strike that had just been announced hours earlier was cancelled. union workers were just as confused. >> you don't see any signs up so i guess we're supposed to work. >> you didn't know anything about a strike. >> i haven't heard anything about a strike. >> reporter: despite gates being open and ticket machined unlocked it wasn't until just before 5:30 a.m. that the district made it official. >> they are not going to strike today. and we will be running service. >> both sides blame the other for the confusion but once the word got out, passengers started showing up. >> you look like you're trying to be patient with the whole process. >> yes i am. >> reporter: but all were very happy to throw plan b out the window. >> i was in the car on the way to the cit
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am PDT
claudine wong. police in richmond are investigating a fatal shooting. a man and woman are dead and the third victim is in critical condition. paul. >> reporter: claudine, police say there is a feud going on in two sections of richmond out here. they believe it may be linked to top sections that happened last night. the first shooting happened around 10:15 in the 400 block of thistle avenue. once on scene they found three people had been shot two had been pronounced dead at the scene. they did say the shooting victims were a man and a woman in their 30s. police took a third victim who is female to the hospital where she is expected to survive. although police have not released any information about a suspect they are investigating this homicide. that shooting happened around 9:45 in the 200 block oviger true avenue. police took a 23-year-old man who was shot to the hospital and he's expected to live. as of right now police do not have any suspects. >> we have some kind of feud going on between north richmond and our central richmond area. we don't know exactly what that is at this time.
FOX
Jul 8, 2011 6:00am PDT
. claudine wong will be there. she will tell us what makes viewing the launch there so special. this there is another shuttle launch party another that. >>> some of the bay area men that survived that fishing boat accident are back home. but they are devastated because their friends are still missing. >> we are leaving friends behind in the search. we stayed so long because we wanted to see if this was natural conclusions. >> family members and friends of seven missing fishermen got their first call from the coast guard. they were able to ask questions about that search. >> what we want to do is find out what is going to be the final word on a possible dive. is it possible? when it would be possible. >> the coast guard is estimating that sunken boat is about 200 feet under water. they are not saying if a dive will happen. that search will continue at least until saturday. >>> five teenagers now face murder charges in the death of a store owner in fairfield. police sarsed them -- police arrested them yesterday after the death of 70-year-old ho kim. investigators say the teenagers attacked k
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 5:00pm PDT
east coast. claudine wong talked to prosecutors about his case there. >> reporter: we were not able to take the picture of lugo. at issue, three pictures all showing lugo committing crimes. >> i think public safety is absolutely something that this would -- >> reporter: we first learned about lugo early this month. san francisco police says this surveillance video shows him walking away after stealing a $200,000 picasso drawing. then in jail, lugo made a call to a friend. >> and he said to her, that she is going to be receiving a fedex package with keys to his apartment in it and there's going to be instructions in there. he needs her to remove certain items from his apartment. >> reporter: that call which was monitored turned out to be critical to a new york case where a picasso painting has been stolen. surveillance pictures from that case also matched san francisco photos. all that enough evidence to get a warrant to search lugo's apartment. >> they found various other stolen paintings that they confiscated. >> all the things that were taken were apparently taken in the last 45 d
SFGTV
Jul 22, 2011 7:00am PDT
. supervisor chu: ok. i believe we have claudine from moh. >> good evening. i am with the mayor's office of housing. last year, under resolution 381- 10, the full board approved an agreement between the mayor's office of housing, the community advisory committee, and the developers of 333 harrison to deliver a particular community benefits, including the construction of 49 on-site affordable rental units for households earning more than 30% of median income and supporting local hire for construction and non-construction jobs. now, the community advisory committee is recommending to commit funds to support housing and work for services to prepare low-income soma residents and workers for the housing and employment opportunities that this would generate. a copy of the recommendations have been filed with the clerk, and there are basically two. the first is a recommendation to expend $250,000 for a grant that will go to the veterans equity center to provide case management services to prepare residents and workers for the housing opportunities that will arise out of this project as well as oth
FOX
Jul 12, 2011 12:00pm PDT
slight rebound into the weekend. for your weekend, claudine. >> can you work that out. >> i don't mind the cool now. but if you could work on the warm-up . >>> alcoholic energy drinks are one step closer to being banned in california. yesterday, the state assembly approved a bill banning the import, distribution or sale of alcoholic beverages laced with caffeine. critics say the drinks are aimed at young people and make it easy to drink too much. the changes must be made by the assembly before the bill is sent to governor brown. >>> in the midst of the big budget battle in washington dc, today the house is taking time to vote on what kind of light bulbs you can use. republicans are trying to repeal a law passed a few years ago requiring people to use more energy efficient bulbs. they say the requirement for people to use the energy efficient bulbs is too expensive. but democrats say the bulbs are going to lower your electric bills. >> let's go out and replace 40 light bulbs at $6 a pop. you're spending some money that to our constituency, to our voters, that's real money. >> if it pass
SFGTV2
Jul 5, 2011 6:30pm PDT
me. [applause] >> thank you, chief. and thank you, claudine. i hope you were able to meet some. greeters in the lobby before the event started. and you may have noticed they were selling these little pins. you see this a.p.a. heritage month pin? it's the image of the heritage month logo designed in the form and shape of an a. and it's a beautiful piece. but what is even more important is all the proceeds from the sale of this pin will go to the japanese cultural and community center of northern california to support the relief efforts for the victims of the earthquake in japan. so please, take a moment to take a look. and purchase one for a very, very good caution. at this time, the celebration committee would like to acknowledge the presence of the many officials and diplomatic representatives from the asian pacific countries joining us here tonight. you saw many. counsel -- many of the consul generals up here. their representatives, please stand and be acknowledged. [applause] thank you all for being here. and in addition to the presenting champion and partner sponsors, there
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 12:00pm PDT
against him continue to pile up here and against the country. ktvu's claudine wong joins us live with what happened in court and what happens next. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori, yes, he appeared here in court but there is a growing line of people who want to talk to him. he is also wanted to crimes in new york and new jersey. we were not allowed to take pictures of 30-year-old mark lugo in court this courtroom. a little surprising when his picture is at the heart of several cases against him. photos from three states all allegedly show lugo committing crimes. we first learned about lugo earlier this month. police say this photo shows him just walking away after stealing a $200,000 picasso drawing. then in jail lugo made a call to a friend. >> and he said to her that she is going to be receiving a fed ex package with keys to his apartment in it, and there is going to be instructions in there. he needs her to remove certain items from his apartment. >> reporter: that call, which was monitored turned out to be critical to a new york case where a picasso painting had been stoling fro
SFGTV
Jul 3, 2011 12:30am PDT
many years, claudine chang. larry delcarlo. larry mazolo jr. lord richardson. john paul samaha. [applause] to members of the treasure island citizen advisory board, countless hours from our citizens involved in every way, especially the president, karen knkowles pierce. [applause] she has worked so well with the other island residents including becky hoge, john conners, and bnetty lettington. we have our organizations on treasure island, who have been working so hard for us, and of so many other important things ever present our city. including the director of the homeless initiative, sarah. [applause] thank you. member organization that are included in this initiative have been the boys and girls club of san francisco, catholic charities, community housing partnerships, mercy housing, rubicon, tool works, and walden house. thank you for your cooperation. [applause] and to our development partners who we have come to know, cherish, lived with, talked out a lot of issues, at the state level, local level, and of course, the treasury -- a treasure island community development. chr
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